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the seed for a future recall against sheriff ross mirkarimi. >> reporter: good afternoon. that's right. there's actually a meeting being held now in the mayor's office at city hall. it's about the citywide effort to stop domestic violence called peace at home. it's about putting up billboards, bus ads, talking about putting a stop to this. folks like the mayor and the district attorney, who are actually heading this meeting, have been talking a lot recently about curbing ross mirkarimi's power on different domestic violence issues and some people have actually gone even further than that. check out this website. this is rossresign.org an online petition calling on the san francisco sheriff to step down and avoid a costly recall effort. they want 50,000 signatures. right before this meeting started, we talked to the president of the board of supervisors and the district attorney. they say this is about turning around a bad trend, not the embattled sheriff. we specifically asked george gascon if he had an opinion about the petition. >> no. i really want to concentrate on the public safet
included fire trucks from ross county, ma rain county as well as the sheriff's office. now ross police tell me they do hope this man is okay considering the cold conditions of the water. we'll be back out here in a few hours once daylight hit to get the better visibility. >> all right. thank you, kate. >>> a break from the rain and good news for folks in east pal low alto. take a look at this. this is at the 11 and embarcadero. at this hour looking good. it was a much different story yesterday. the creek was overflowing, and a nearby levee close to giving way. despite that officials say the levee has three large bowls that makes it vulnerable. >> we have about 600 feet of levee right now that's had overbanking that's still going on, and it's literally carving the levee up. >> meanwhile about 40 evacuees were taken to the ymca on university avenue; but shelter lost power overnight. >>> remember this? it's -- from february 1998 during the el nino storm system, hundreds of homes were damaged in that flooding, and the rains back then turning the creek into a raging tore went far beyond what hap
fire trucks from ross valley, ma rain county as well as the sheriff's office. again ross police tell me they will be back out here in a matter of a few hours when daylight hit so they can have the better visibility, and like the officer said or the chief said, they are hoping that maybe just the suspect found a way out of the water. >>> there's still a free if in effect along the russian river in snow ma county. it is expected to crest just below flood stage later this morning. parts of the county experienced minor flooding during yesterday's storms. the affected areas included the park where the water was up to a foot and a half deep. >> there's not a lot we can do about it. we tried sandbagging in the past. it was fruitless. >> there was flooding a few miles away in pet lieu ma, including a company's creekside parking lot. more rain is expected later this week. >>> people in east pal low alto are keeping a close eye on a levee in danger of giving away. >> this is all happening along the creek near 101, and the embark dare rein pal low alto. >> the creek runs through both residential a
. >> i want closure. >> reporter: but closure for the families of deborah ross and ersie everette known as chuck will have to wait. the sentencing has been delayed to january 18. the two were gunned down at the richmond/san rafael bridge tollbooth in 2009. nathan burris was ross' ex- boyfriend. the sentencing was supposed to happen today after the jury gave him the death penalty in november. family members were prepared to read impact statements and instead nathan burris and his advisory counsel spoke asking for a new date. burris says he has no access to library or research and prepare. he is defending himself. >> to me he is a joke. he is trying to do anything he can to stay in the county jail. >> we're used to his antics now. we expect he is going to do something. you kind roll of with the punches. but the main thing that we know, this is coming to an end. we'll be able to move on. >> reporter: he is known for outbursts in court and today he started yelling and cursing at the victim's family members. they just laughed. they say it's important that he knows what he says no longer affe
on the board, play fake as taylor kelly goes to ross. sun devils on the board first. asu all day. already up 34-7 kelly to ross from 50 yards. the bomb hits him in stride almost had to go back a little. arizona state clobbers navy 62- 28. more football and more baseball parks. that's where they play these times of year. so yankee stadium for the pinstripe bowl syracuse and west virginia. syracuse up 19-7 in the second half when tyson goes nuts, 67 yards. the guy is literally i'm going to say it, sorry, dashing through the snow. >> oh. >> they made me say it. he finished with 215 yards on the ground and a pair of scores. syracuse wins 38-14. >>> the rose bowl is on new year's day stanford and wisconsin in pasadena. the cardinal already in southern california so they did what most people do when they are on vacation in so cal. >> it's great to have you join us here today at the happiest place on earth. >> yes. disneyland. check out some of the place on the matt mata horn. a >> it was great. you know, it was definitely touching. >>> he impressed me. i thought he was going to be a lot smaller than
in ervine. a school of 300, and you have to go to this tiny school in ross california. >> four in a row right. >> four in a row. >> thank you much. >>> big story of course today is the weather and paul's keeping an eye on that for us. >> here's a look at the radar, the rain is already here. this is ahead of round 3. this is too many to count, so we're going to show you here, the rainfall that's out there. doppler showing heavy rainfall offshore, so watch out marin county. in the city of san francisco, half-moon bay, all the way north to santa rosa. it's going to pick up this evening and everybody gets the heavy rain overnight tonight. pretty rough driving for lunch tomorrow. and we'll see you back here in a half hour. until then our news updates are on cbssf.com. good night. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >> tonight, strike three for the west coast after a pounding by two back-to-back storms, northern california residents are bracing for storm number three. carter evans is there. north korea says it will testifier a new long-range rocket within the next three weeks. anna werner has u.s. reaction to
devils keep the heat on. it's taylor to ross. the two hooked up three times for touchdowns. arizona state clobbers navy. 62-28, the final. >>> longhorns, actual ones, they are huge. smelly too. at the alamo bowl, the beavers had a 10-point lead in the second half. but texas scored 14 unanswered, taking the lead. texas in a close one over osu, 31-27. >>> more football. syracuse and west virginia. prince goes 67 yards and literally was dashing through the snow. i don't think it bothered him, though. maybe my singing bothered him. he finished with 215 yards. syracuse wins it 38-14. >>> for all you starving hockey fans, this is for you. check out the nifty shookout goal in austria. he throws the goalie and just pops it in the net. great stick work. >>> tomorrow you can watch the raiders' season finale. terrelle pryor gets the call at quarterback against the chargers. and immediately following the game is, of course, the fifth quarter. that's sports. we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, diapers? this toddler has been hitti the slopes in canada, buildg hi >>> who says you can't snowboard and
. >> reporter: but closure for the families of deborah ross and ersie everette known as chuck will have to wait. the judge has reaskedded the official sentence -- rescheduled the official sentencing of the killer nathan burris until january 18. they were gunned down at the richmond/san rafael tollbooth in 2009. burris was ross' ex-boyfriend the sentencing was supposed to happen today after a jury handed down the death penalty back in november. family members were prepared to read victim impact statements but instead, it was burris and his advisory counsel who spoke asking for a new date. burris represents himself and says the sheriff's department revoked his pro per leaving him without access to a library or any way to research and prepare. >> to me, it's a joke now. he's a joke. you know? he is trying to do anything he can to stay in the county jail. >> we are used to his antics now, you know, we kind of expect something he is going to do something. you kind of roll with the punches. but the main thing is that we know this is coming to an end. we know that we're going to be able to move on. >
's a live look at a homn sloat boulevard.. this is r ross the street from >>> welcome back. it's 4:55. we're following a developing story in san francisco. you are taking a live look at a home on sloat boulevard. this is right across the street from the lakeshore plaza shopping center. police say there was a possible home invasion robbery around 3:00 this morning we're hearing. the crime tape went up at the home as they arrived. investigators are tight-lipped but cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is on the scene right now gathering interviews and more details. >>> and we are seeing some showers around the bay area. if you are heading out the door this morning, things getting wet in spots. hi-def doppler picking up on that rainfall continuing into the south bay as we speak. more on the way, we'll have that coming up. >> and our bay area bridges not showing any delays just yet. but again, the slick surfaces could cause problems this morning on the roadways. we'll have details in just a few minutes. >>> mr. bilbo, where are you off to? >> i'm going on an adventure. >> an adventure checking millio
ross. well, he's coming back to the national league west. not with the giants though. today one of the 2010 postseason heroes for the giants agreed to a three year, $26 million contract with the arizona diamonds backs. last season he was with boston with 22 home runs and batted .276. >>> with a win tomorrow night against the seahawks the 49ers will clinch the nfc west for the second straight year. but tomorrow is more than just a football game for john harbaugh. vern glenn spoke with the coach in this week's coach's corner. >> sunday you got a birthday coming up. i'm curious, growing up, did you feel cheated at all by having a birth day so close to christmas? i asked you because my sister's birthday is on christmas and she always felt a little funny like hey man come on. >> yeah anybody's got a birthday near christmas knows that northeast of the time you -- most of the time you get one gift. happy birthday merry christmas gift. and then you know, a lot of people run out of money. spending money on christmas gifts for everybody else. so your birthday gets diminished. but now that
drive of the game arizona state gets on the board. they play fake, taylor kelly to ross. sun devils on the board first. it was all sau all game long. already up 34-7, the same took hook up again this time a 50- yard pass. arizona state all over navy 62- 28. >> more football in a baseball park a snow ee yankee stadium for the pinstripe bowl. syracuse and west virginia, syracuse up in the second half when gully goes 67 yards, a little snow doesn't bother him. into the end zone finishing with 215 yards on the ground and a pair of scores. syracuse 38-14. >>> stanford will take on wisconsin in the rose bowl on new year's day. yesterday the cardinal had a nice day off and did what most people do when they are on vacation in southern california. >> it's great to have you join us here today at the happiest place on earth. >> that's right! it is disneyland. look at the faces on these guys. they are riding the matterhorn having a blast. the coach and team relaxing before the big game. the players definitely happy to meet some of the childhood idols. >> went straight in for a little bro hug th
-77. >> senator john mccoin on the toin as. already up 34-7 it's they kel -- it's kelly to ross. the final is a arizona state rolling over navy 62-28. there you go. that is you sports. have a great day. >> well done. >>> it's the final weekend of the nfl regular season. the 49ers host arizona today. the oakland raiders in the san diego, a game you can see at 1:00. >>> we'll talk about the spartans hugely successful season. that will begin at 11:30 right after our late newscast. >> thanks. >>> what is the best way to get people who want to work into jobs with decent pay. richmond build developed talent for the construction and renewable energy field. this is leslie. good morning to you. thanks for join joining us. >> thank you. >> tell us about that program. what's new? what's different about this? >> the idea is fairly simple. if we can get young people in our community the skills and training they need to access well paying jobs we can help them make better choices for themselves as their family. we can lay the foundation for change in our underserved communities. it helps us tide agains
. overlooked is this team from a school of 300. let's take it out town of ross marin county. tucked away in a pocket of marin county is the branson school which develops and builds scholars. while inside this gym, branson has built a girls volleyball dynasty. saturday, the lady vols go for not one, two, three, but its fourth straight division five state championship. that's right. a four-peat. like the saying, it's deja vu all over again. as they will face tricity christian of san diego which has tasted defeat to branson each of the last three years. >> it's our mentality because we want it so bad. sometimes you can have the talent but not quite mentally there all the time but i think this team, we want it more than anything. >> reporter: hard to believe just a few years ago, this program was in relative obscurity. >> yeah, you could get p.e. credit but that was about it. >> reporter: then michelle brazil showed up and everything changed. three years, three state titles. record of 103-13. >> we know that teams are definitely gunning for us but at the same time, it's such a privilege to b
san francisco sheriff ross mirkarimi a group is gathering signatures to urge him to resign. the move is to avoid a costly recall. the petition needs 50,000 signatures within the next week. earlier this year mirkarimi pleaded guilty for bruising his wife's arm. he is on probation for three years. he refused to step down as san francisco sheriff. >>> the wrong turn for apple. why iphone users are celebrating after the maps fiasco. >> a late-night joyride at a slow speed. a man on a lawnmower learns a tough lesson [ non-english language ] >> it is a success in any language. the bay area school redefining bilingual education. it's a "cool school" and coming up next. ,,,, you won't take my life. you won't take our future. aids affects us all. even babies. chevron is working to stop mother-to-child transmission. our employees and their families are part of the fight. and we're winning. at chevron nigeria, we haven't had a reported case in 12 years. aids is strong. aids is strong. but we are stronger. and aids... ♪ aids is going to lose. aids is going to lose. ♪ [ girl's voice ] we're g
. investigators say 24-year-old anthony donaldson ran from a dui check point in ross yesterday. he was later seen near the college of marin in a creek. he swam away and out of sight. >>> 5:34 now. a sad start to the holiday when a sierra snowboarder dies in an avalanche. this slide hit yesterday at donor ski ranch about 11 miles west of truckee. the man in his 50s was found by several search dogs several hours after he was reported missing. he was buried under 3 feet of snow at the base of the mountain. >> his friends the other friends that were going to be at our group were looking for him and probing around and they didn't find him and he was at the bottom of the cliff instead of the top. >> friends say the victim was enjoying his first day on the mountain after moving back to the area. the area of the slide has been closed to skiers and snowboarders. >>> dozens of former prison inmates are enjoying a christmas gift from the governor. he signed pardons for people whose crimes range from drug offenses to robbery. cbs reporter ian schwartz now has the story of the ex-con who is starting a brand n
in ross yesterday morning. he was later seen in the creek there near the college of marin. police tried to coax him out of the creek but he swam away and out of sight and they haven't found him since. >>> street racing may be to blame for a crash that critically injured a man in vallejo. he was hit by a crash yesterday afternoon. police say the driver then took off. witnesses told officers two cars were racing at the time. and investigators are now looking for a black 1990s honda sieving that has some front end damage. >>> and two people are displaced after a cooking fire got out of hand in a menlo park apartment. check it out. the fire on role afghan just before 7:00 yesterday evening and investigators say the grease fire quickly spread to the ceiling. the apartment and a neighboring unit were damaged and nobody injured though. total damage is estimated at about $50,000. >>> the spirit of christmas is alive and well here in san francisco this morning. >> it's that annual tradition volunteers are up early to help the less fortunate. and cbs 5 reporter cate caugurian is at glide memorial
, principal harpist of the atlanta symphony orchestra, and ross amond lewis, a long time public school music teacher. describe for the average student, what kinds kids are these? >> we have low income, we do have students are not, not all of them, we do have some home schooled students in our program and many of our students are from single parent homes or grand parent homes. >> reporter: the harps are donated and lessons are free to any interested student. donovan howard has been playing the harp for three years and says the ensemble is shaking up the perception of the typical harpist. what's the reaction when you walk in for an audition? >> a lot of people aren't expecting, first of all a male, and then when they see an african-american male, sometimes they are a little bit hesitant, but i think that we're breaking barriers. >> reporter: for some, the harp has changed lives this pro found ways. meet desmond johnson, who she calls one of her miracle children. >> i met desmond here at this school, and he will walk by the harp room and couldn't walk out without coming in to sit down and play
never does, he'll be in good company. legends such as diana ross, the beach boys, the who and queen have never won grammy gold. >> this is for all the haters. >> reporter: the singer can take solace in his seven american music awards and the reported $55 million he made in the past year. for "cbs this morning," ben tracy, los angeles. ♪ as long as you love me >> who doesn't love "if i was your boyfriend." you know what i mean, nora. i can say hello, my name is gayle, i'm a believer. it doesn't make any sense to me. and he's on my ipod. it doesn't make any sense to me he wasn't nominated for one. go ahead, charlie, sing a couple of lines. go ahead, nora. >> gayle, when i first met you, i knew you were into the bieber fever. >> yes, i was. listen, i tried not to get smitten with him, but i saw the documentary "never say never." he's worked really hard. he's very talented. he's not some prefab character. he really isn't. now, i sit here >>> colorful foods may look pretty on your plate and >>> colorful foods may look pretty on your plate and may fight cancer, too. we'll look at a study tha
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